Matriciana Pasta Sauce


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A delicious tomato based pasta sauce. It's also very good with parmigianas.

wench01 Victoria, Australia

Serves: 4 

  • 100g streaky bacon, without rind
  • 2 tbls olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 800g tin tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbl tomato paste
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • To Serve
  • Pasta of choice

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Dice bacon.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan and saute the diced bacon, finely chopped onion and garlic for about 5 minutes or until golden, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the tomatoes, the tomato paste, diced red pepper and sugar. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer the sauce gently, uncovered, for about 1 hour. Taste and re-season if needed before serving on hot pasta.

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